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Shanghai vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shanghai, China and Accra, Ghana is approximately 12,599 km or 7,829 mi.
  • To reach Shanghai in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 52.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Shanghai bearing 112.7° or ESE .
  • Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) more in Shanghai. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 324 mm (12.8 in) more which is equivalent to 324 l/m (7.95 US gal/ft) or 3,240,000 l/ha (346,378 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 503 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Shanghai. In whichever way circa 1h 23' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.6° lower in Shanghai than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (19°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Shanghai relative to Accra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Accra vs Shanghai.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -14 (-26) -20 (-37) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -15 (-26) -21 (-38) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) -14 (-26) -21 (-37) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +22 (+1) +8 (+0) +20 (+1) -31 (-1) -41 (-2) +79 (+3) +117 (+5) +116 (+5) -20 (-1) +13 (+1) +17 (+1) +324 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+19)   +53 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 56' -3h 36' -2h 48' -2h 20' -1h 21' -0h 04' +2h 15' +2h 29' -0h 26' -1h 29' -3h 18' -3h 09'   -1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 55' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 19' +1h 40' +1h 31' +0h 56' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 20' -1h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -25.6 -25.5 -25.5 -13.1 +3.5 +10 +4.1 -12.6 -25.2 -25.2 -25.4 -25.6   -15.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +2 +2 -1 -2 -1 -1 +1 +1 -4 -2 -2   -0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -23.3 (-42) -21.8 (-39) -18.5 (-33) -13.6 (-24) -8 (-14) -2.8 (-5) +3 (+5) +3.8 (+7) -1.7 (-3) -8.3 (-15) -14.6 (-26) -20.6 (-37) -10.5 (-19)

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